Roy Rene

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Birthday
15, 1891
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Nov 22, 1954 (63)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
15, 1891
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Nov 22, 1954 (63)

About

An incredibly famous and successful Australian comedian who was also involved in vaudeville performances. His clown character, Mo McCackie, was one of the most recognizable faces in 20th century Australia.

Before Fame

He won a singing competition at age 10, which led him into acting professionally in a pantomime a few years later.

Trivia

He teamed up with another comedian to form comedy shows by 'Stiffy and Mo' and was famous for his trademarked white and black makeup.

Family Life

He married Sadie Gale, a fellow performer, in 1929. He was the son of a Jewish Dutch family.

Associated With

He was viewed as a great comedian by Jack Benny.